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AnTuTu score for Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has leaked, suggesting a considerable performance gain.

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On October 24, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will arrive on sale with a noticeable AnTuTu performance improvement. to power significant flagships as the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is the company's most recent offering, and it will soon be available. As a result of a tip, information about the chip's performance has leaked, raising hopes for the products it will power. AnTuTu performance metrics: The AnTuTu score of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset was released by a tipper known as Digital Chat Station (DCS) on Weibo. Impressively, the processor scored 2 million points, a major improvement above the 1.6 million points it received from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 as a predecessor. GPU Performance Insights: Analyzing the performance of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 GPU on AnTuTu, the result was 840k. This result indicates a significant 40% improvement in the GPU test over the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 device. One theory holds that this tremen

According to Satya Nadella, Microsoft was willing to pay Apple "dearly" to unseat Google.

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Satya Nadella expressed his concern that Google would leverage its search market dominance to coerce content providers who are essential to the development of generative AI models. In a scathing criticism of Google's business methods, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated in front of a US court on Monday that the company's domination of the search engine market made it exceedingly difficult for competitors to emerge. Nadella addressed a courtroom in Washington DC where US Department of Justice attorneys are attempting to convince a federal judge that Google paid billions to Apple and others in violation of the law to maintain its monopoly. Since 2009, Microsoft's Bing has been attempting to win market share against Google, but Nadella claimed that it will never be able to do so due in large part to its agreements with Apple. In the midst of contentious cross-examination, Nadella said to a Google attorney, "You can call it popular, but to me it's dominant." Since

Before its introduction in early 2024, the Samsung Galaxy S24 leak reveals a well-known design.

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You might be let down if you had high hopes for the Samsung Galaxy S24's groundbreaking design. Unofficial renderings of the next phone, released by SmartPrix in partnership with leaker OnLeaks, depict a device that resembles this year's Galaxy S23 in terms of appearance, with a squared-off shape and no discernible camera hump surrounding the device's three elevated camera lenses. Any modifications that are discernible will be minor in light of this disclosure. According to SmartPrix, the Galaxy S24 is marginally taller and slimmer than the S23 that came before it, and it has a little larger corner-to-corner screen size at 6.17 inches as opposed to 6.1 inches. On the phone's back, there are still three camera lenses that are still visible. According to SamMobile, these lenses have the same resolution as the S23 and are said to be 50-megapixel primary, 12-megapixel ultrawide, and 10-megapixel telephoto with a 3x optical zoom.  The screen of the Galaxy S24 is expected to

Voice and image-based discussion features are coming to OpenAI's ChatGPT.

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The addition of voice and image-based talking functionalities to ChatGPT was announced by OpenAI on Monday. ChatGPT will become a conversational companion thanks to the voice capability, which enables users to have lively talks with it. Numerous uses for this feature are possible, such as asking bedtime stories and settling disputes at the dinner table. The new voice functionality makes use of a cutting-edge text-to-speech technology that can produce audio that sounds remarkably like humans using text input and a small audio sample. The user experience is further improved by OpenAI's use of Whisper, their open-source speech recognition system, which guarantees correct transcription of spoken words into text. To create a collection of five unique voices, OpenAI worked with experienced voice actors. Users can opt into voice discussions by opening the mobile app, going to "Settings" > "New Features," and then tapping the headphone symbol in the top-right corner

Production is suspended after a fire breaks out at the Chennai plant of Apple supplier Pegatron.

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 According to Reuters, Pegatron, an Apple supplier, briefly halted iPhone production at its south India factory on Monday due to a fire incident that happened on Sunday night. According to reports, the Taiwanese company canceled all shifts for the day at the factory in the Tamil Nadu state, which is close to Chennai. According to the Reuters sources, it has not yet informed the assembly employees if the factory will begin operations on Tuesday. Pegatron acknowledged that there was a spark problem at the factory in a statement to the agency; the incident is now under control. The business stressed that this occurrence does not have a significant impact on their finances or operating capabilities. It required the assistance of numerous fire engines from various stations and took about five hours to put out the fire, according to a local official from the emergency response department. Pegatron acknowledged that there was a spark problem at the factory in a statement to the agency; the in

Major Google Store Pixel 8 leak; complimentary Pixel Watch 2 with pre-order in the United States

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Shortly after the Made by Google event on October 4th concludes, pre-orders for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are anticipated to be accepted. The Pixel Watch 2 will now be given away for free to Americans who pre-order a Pixel 8 Pro from Google, claims a leaked advertisement uploaded by X tipster @Za_Raczke. The new top-of-the-line Pixel and a new Pixel Watch with the Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chip rather than the outdated 10nm Exynos 9100 from 2018 that powered the original watch are therefore available to U.S. buyers starting at the rumored price of $899.99. This is an improvement above the $200 in Google Store credit that American customers received when they pre-ordered the Pixel 7 Pro last year for those who want to stay current with the Pixel ecosystem. Pre-orderers of the Pixel 7 in the US were given a $100 Google Store credit. Unfortunately, we still don't know what Google will be offering in exchange for pre-ordering the Pixel 8 (rumored to start at $699, $100 more expensive than

Apple is investigating why iOS 17 is resetting certain users' privacy settings.

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 Check your privacy settings again if you have iOS 17 installed on your iPhone because they may have recently changed without your knowledge. This warning was posted on X (the website formerly known as Twitter) by a duo of iOS engineers and cybersecurity researchers named Mysk. They assert that installing iOS 17 may enable your mobile device's Significant Locations and iPhone Analytics again if you have previously disabled them. A piece of software called Significant Locations keeps track of the "places you've recently been, as well as how frequently and when you [visit] them." According to 9To5Mac, the information is used to deliver "app recommendations, Memories in the Photos app, among other things". Since the functionality is end-to-end encrypted, Apple cannot access it. Yet, according to Mysk, this information "can [still] be abused as they record detailed information about the [places] you visit frequently."  Check your privacy settings again